When the Whole Sentence is Underlined

By - Nov 25, 06:11 AM   Comments [0]

Students who otherwise feel quite comfortable with Sentence Correction often panic at a certain dreaded question type: questions in which all or most of the sentence is underlined.

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Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

By - Nov 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC article notes that for Ivy League Grads, Wall Sreet is so Last Season, and a...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 25): Probability and Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Three cannons are firing at a target. If their individual probabilities to hit the target are 0.3, 0.4, and 0.5 respectively, what is the probability that none of the cannons will hit the target after one round of fire? (A) 0.06 (B) 0.12 (C) 0.21 (D) 0.29 (E) 0.94 Question...

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MBA Interview Tips Post 4: Team-Based Discussion Interviews

By - Nov 24, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the fourth in a series; if interested please see the introduction and tip 1, tip 2, and tip 3.] Wharton and Ross have initiated a new MBA interview format, the team-based discussion (TBD). This type of interview brings a group of applicants...

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Positive Employment Feedback from B-School Class of 2013

By - Nov 24, 14:50 PM   Comments [0]

In September, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) polled graduates in the b-school class of 2013 and found overall success when it came to finding jobs and valuing their degrees. Here are some highlights from the Global Management Education Graduate Survey: • 90% of 2013 graduates...

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London Business School 2014 MBA Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Nov 24, 14:41 PM   Comments [0]

If you look at the London Business School questions, you’ll see that a lot of introspection is required if you want to answer the questions thoroughly, thoughtfully, and compellingly. When elaborating on your career goals, your desire to participate in the global workforce, and your...

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Top B-Schools Participate in LGBT Awareness Competition

By - Nov 24, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

We came across this blog entry on LGBT issues at b-schools, published recently on the Huffington Post, and it definitely caught our interest. Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, is conducting its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among...

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UC Berkeley Haas Creates New Institute for Business and Social Impact

By - Nov 23, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will significantly boost its efforts to inspire creative and effective business solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing problems now that it has launched its new Institute for Business and Social Impact. The institute will be...

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GMAT & The Real World: Critical Reasoning Flaws

By - Nov 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

A Study Questioning the GMAT Ironically Proves to be a Great Resource to Practice GMAT Critical Reasoning Flaw Questions... Maybe you heard about a recent story in the Washington Post entitled: Are business schools graduating the wrong leaders? If so, the GMAT may be to blame. The reason why I...

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Northwestern Kellogg Breaks Ground on New Construction

By - Nov 22, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg School of Management broke ground on the future home of the full-time MBA program--- a state-of-the-art facility that promises to inspire new forms of learning and community building by combining the physical and virtual in never before seen ways. Dean Sally Blount presided over...

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